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Cecilia Guadalupe
Cecilia is 44 years of age and lives with her husband who works as a carpenter, and with their 2 minor children who are in school. Cecilia is a very responsible, hard-working and kind woman who has her own business, selling juices, sodas, sweet snacks, pony tails, and hair fasteners, among other products.

Cecilia's business is in the municipal market, a location that has its advantages, due to the volume of people who visit the locale daily. She can also count on various fixed customers. Wishing to boost earnings, Cecilia is soliciting a loan from INTEGRAL so she can purchase sodas at wholesale, plus juices and candies. These are the products most in demand. She wants to take advantage of this to the maximum. In this way, Cecilia will improve her business in a grand way, especially her sales.
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Cecilia de 44 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como carpintero, y así mismo con dos hijos menores de edad los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Cecilia es una mujer muy responsable, trabajadora y amable que posee un negocio propio en el que se dedica a comercializar: jugos, sodas, golosinas, colas y ganchos para el cabello entre otros productos más. Su negocio se encuentra en el mercado municipal lo que es de mucha ventaja para ella por la afluencia de personas que visitan el lugar a diario, contando con varios clientes fijos, con el deseo de aumentar sus ganancias, Cecilia solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda invertir en la compra de sodas por mayor, así mismo jugos y dulces, ya que son estos los productos de mayor demanda, lo que desea aprovechar al máximo, con lo que mejorará su negocio en gran manera al igual que sus ventas.

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About Apoyo Integral

Apoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.

Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 726
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,039,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Cecilia Guadalupe to buy fruit juices and sweets to improve her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 8, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013